Derived from the Sanskrit word "upala" (meaning "valuable stone"), this stone consists of both colloidal silica and up to 20% water – bringing the fortitude of earth with the unfathomable mystery of water. It is considered to be the crystal of the New Age, and has been beloved by alchemists and mystics throughout the centuries for its ability to facilitate connection to the higher self and to the wisdom of the Ancients. Ethiopian Opal in particular stimulates the Sacral and Base Chakras – cleansing the energy system, cultivating strength, and helping one begin anew.
This piece bears a 24k Gold Sri Yantra (literally meaning "holy instrument") Mandala, symbolizing the junction between the physical universe and its unmanifest source according to Hindu Mysticism. Four triangles face upwards to represent the Divine Masculine (Shiva), and five triangles face downwards to represent the Divine Feminine (Shakti). The Sri Yantra is often referred to as the Chakra Raja – King of all Chakras – making it a supreme instrument in the path of spiritual advancement.
Every pinecone pendant is an elegant gift from Mother Nature -- unveiling the ornate Sacred Geometry hidden at the center of one of the world's densest Pinecones. Because only one cross-section is taken from the "heart" of each Cone, every pendant is absolutely unique, and truly one-of-a-kind.
This uniquely hand-crafted pinecone pendant is the exact one you will receive.